Science & Nature
Middle School Science: Life Science, Earth Science, & Physical Science (W/Labs) 20 Weeks
This 20 week course will feature a combination course covering the main concepts needed for Earth Science, Life Science and Physical Science. This course will be highly interactive with many labs to try at home.
Mrs. Collins, Certified Teacher
66 total reviews for this teacher
learners per class
$13 per week
Over 20 weeks
No live meetings
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Course Description: This course will offer a combination class for students in grades 6-8. This course will feature the main concepts from Earth Science, Life Science, and Physical Science. Concepts will be taught using online chapters, vocabulary practice, graphic organizers, discussion questions, labs, and online assessments. Weeks or order may vary: Earth Science: Weeks 1-7 Layers of Earth (Week 1) Plate Tectonics (Week 1) Volcanoes/Earthquakes (Week 2-3) Rocks/Minerals (Week...
General Science Education Class Goals: -Use and interpret science to explain the world around them -Evaluate and understand scientific theories and evidence -Investigate and generate scientific explanations -Participate in scientific debates, ask questions, and adopt a critical stance -Acquire Knowledge and evidence to promote creative solutions This class will also meet state and Next Generation Science standards.
Mrs. Collins has been teaching science for 23 years. She loves to provide engaging lessons and labs to try at home. She wants to help others find out how much fun science can be. She is a certified teacher at the state and national level.
5 mini tasks each week, each tasks takes 10-15 minutes each.
2 files available upon enrollmentspiral notecards or cut up pieces of paper to use for each unit notecards pencil with eraser coloring pencils markers or crayons glue scissors tape (clear and masking tape) shoebox posterboard food coloring (blue, red) shaving cream ziploc bags (a few gallon size, and then 20 small sandwich size) clay or playdoh in several colors highlighter large cardboard box marbles flour oven pan clear plastic cup oreos gummy bears gummy worms sticky notes toothpicks shampoo paper plate small pieces of candy for the cell project paper towels matchbox car books to make a ramp for the car computer paper calculator string yeast package balloons (4 latex) permanent marker (blue, black) water bottle ruler or measuring tape juice box Styofoam balls (large one, and 9 small assorted sizes for planets) empty water bottle salt pepper vinegar cornstarch 2 jello mix (any color) apple lemon juice large glass jar for experiments assorted rocks from outside a sample of soil in a ziploc bag to show and discuss soil composition in your area dental floss carrot, potato and avocado for propagating experiment screw type nail for a mushroom craft pieces of wood or tree limb piece of bread for a mold experiment metal brads (around 5) paper clips stapler Those are our common supplies needed. At times I may find a cool lab that you will need additional supplies for, but you can also post "skip" on the assignments if you can't do it.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
Provided via Quizizz from the teacher. Quizizz allows student to test when ready,and all tests can be retaken as many times as needed.
No live meetings, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
This class will use the following 3rd party for practice (no acct needed): Youtube, Quizlet, Google Docs, CK12 Flexbooks, Quizizz, Padlet, and Google Slides. Please look over the first practice assignments uploaded. Those will contain important info for families, class expectations, and standards list.
Curriculum: The following were used to create the class; Glencoe Earth Science, Glencoe Life Science, Glencoe Physical Science, Holt Physical Science, and Scholastic Science Labs. In addition, www.ck12.org was used for online chapters. A student textbook will not be needed, but instead online chapter pdfs will be provided for the student if needed.
Mrs. Collins, Certified Teacher
Come learn about science from a certified teacher with 23 years of experience.
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
66 total reviews
157 completed classes
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